Heather Stone, Chicago Tribune
August 4, 2006
Shedd Aquarium's beluga whale Puiji, gave birth to a calf at 6pm on Monday, July 17, 2006. The mother and calf will be under 24-hour observation by Shedd's animal care staff for several months. On Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006 the aquarium introduced the mother and calf to the local media, however, they will not be on public view for a month or so.